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and intelligence, law enforcement, and security committees have the tools they need to keep america statesafe. the investigation into the christmas day incident continues. we're learning more about the suspect. we know that he traveled to yemen, a country grappling with poverty. we know that this group and all canada in the iranian peninsula trained him -- and al qaeda in the arabian peninsula trained him. in recent -- and al qaeda in th e iranian peninsula trained him. even before christmas day, we have seen the results. training camps have been struck and leaders eliminated. all those involved in the attempted attack on christmas, they must know, you, too, will be held on account. with my oath came the solemn responsibility that i carry with me every moment of every day, the responsibility to protect the safety and security of the american people. on that day, i also made a clear path our nation is at war with [unintelligible] we will do whatever it takes to defeat them, even as leopold the values that has always distinguished america among nations. make no mistake. that is exactly what we
- join us next week for america and the courts, saturday evenings at 7:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> coming up, a look at president obama's first year in office. after that, a special presentation of our documentary "blair house: the president's guest house." >> up next, a look at president obama's first year in office. hosted by the new america foundation, this is one hour 30 minutes. >> all that is left for me to say is that we are going to start with statements of about five minutes each by each of the participants and you are free to sit or stand. walter, -- you prefer standing. i take note of c-span's preference, but i see that you are not controlled by it. >> it really is great to be here at the intersection of two intersections of my life. i have been associated with the new american foundation since it started and very much enjoyed being a member of the board and i am also on the executive committee of the editorial board of the american interest. two of my obsessions have come together. it is also true that my third obsession, which is the blog i sta just click on "america and the courts." join us every saturday at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> remarks now from president obama and former presidents george bush and bill clinton on raising money for haiti relief. following that, secretary of state hillary clinton on providing food to that nation and we will hear from vice- president joe biden on the u.s. commitment to rebuild haiti. >> a look at search and rescue efforts in haiti from earlier today. this comes to us courtesy of united nations television. it is just under five minutes. >> we are heading to a university that collapsed with many students inside. they have been stranded for the last 70 hours and we were still hearing voices this morning and one guy walked out by himself. we need some help to open the concrete and get the other people. we just spoke to three of them are still alive. >>>> there is better access arod there. >> i was out with the president of haiti and we discussed the search and rescue phase and how long we wanted to continue. he wants to continue as long as the population thinks that there
america in the last few years. it's not that hard for a few slime bags in a national corporation to shift things around and allow chinese bankers to influence politicians who, say, support human rights in china and influence the u.s. treasury -- host: if i could have you both give a brief final comments. guest: with regard to the foreign and national problem that you keep running out, if congress wants to pass a laws to make it more difficult for creative accounting, and nothing prevents it from doing so. jamin talks about the wall of separation. the wall of separation is between government and free speech. that is what the american system is about. government does not decide who speaks when and how frequently. let me give a couple of examples. the supreme court noted that if it did not rule the way did whatyesterday, the aclu. the website telling the public to vote for president of candidate because the candidate event free-speech. the nra publishes a book or urging the public to vote for a challenger because the incumbent senator supports a handgun ban. these would be felonies had the s
. until we see a good sustainable job creation, we will be relentless to get america back to work. we need to rebuild our economy in such a way that's our families can feel a measure of security again. too many of the folks i talk to this year tell me they've known their own private recession since long before economist declared one. the result was an economy where some made out well but the middle class took a beating. over the past decade, the income of households actually declined. hard working folks found themselves forced to down scale their dreams. we are talking simple, american dreams a chance 0 give our kids a better shot than we got. even as we focus on putting america back to work, we are building a new foundation to build good, lavetting jobs. in the clean energy that will depen rate and keep the jobs of clean energy here in america. we are forming our education system so our kids are best prepared to compete within the world. we are fixing our broken system. that's what i'd like to focus on for a moment uninsurance americans with preexisting illnesses will finally be able to f
. that is not the america i know. as i travel the country, i meet a lot of people who seek -- to feel the same way. for months, political rebellion has been growing, one born from the american people's opposition to greater government control over our economy and their lives. scott brown was propelled to victory in massachusetts. his victory in the bluest of blue states gives us new hope that common sense will prevail, that maybe now the hard work of the american people will no longer be stifled by washington democrats job killing an agenda, which we have fought tooth and nail against. we know that washington democrats will pull out all the stops to try to shove this government takeover of health care with medicare cuts and tax hikes. there is a sweetheart deal that needs to be cut, democrats can cut it. if there is a vote that needs to be bought, they will buy it. haven't we had enough of government propped up on the payoffs and pork barrel spending? haven't we had enough of the same old loss vs. them politics to distract us from these problems? we are all in this together. many positive solution just click "america and the courts." join us next week at 7:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> you are watching c-span, created for you as a public service by america's cable companies. next, the future of health care. after that, forÑi work justice sandra day o'connor on the recent high court rulings. qu>> congress talks about whether legislation is headed, next. this is about one part five hours. >> good morning. good morning, and welcome, it is great to see all of you bright eyed and energetic. we have a great session this morning. before we start, i thought i would do two quick things of business. last night,çó the illinois campaign for better health care representative decided that he was born to be a little creative -- going to be a little creative. he broke out the words "budget reconciliation process." and then he wondered what words you could not make out of those letters and what words can you make out of those letters. i am going to read what you can can't not do. -- cannot do. you cannot spell the word filibuster. you can't spell out the word pass and pledge. you can
across the country. since the true engines of job creation are america's businesses, i have tax credits to help them hire new workers, raise wages, and invest in new equipment. i also want to eliminate capital gains taxes on small business investment and help small businesses get the loans they need to open their doors and expand their operations. as we work to create jobs, it is critical that we rein in the budget deficits we have been accumulating for far too long. it won't just burden our children and grandchildren but could damage our markets, drive up interest rates, and jeopardize the recovery right now. there are several core principles that families and businesses follow when they do their own budgets. they accept that they can't get everything they want and focus on what they need. they make tough decisions and sacrifice for their kids. they don't spend what they don't have. they make do with what they have got. it is time the government did the same. that is why i am pleased that the senate just included the pay as you go lot that we had in the 1990's. it is no coincidence tha
for corporate america, particularly franchise is located downstate. [applause] this region is clearly one that has demonstrated that they have what the rest of the country does not have -- available housing stocks, closed by schools, natural beauty, and the untouched small towns that families would cherish. we have got to go back to promoting it that way. also, the effort we are making for sustainable communities with thousands of housing stocks lean dormant in cities like buffalo, rochester, and syracuse. we will develop that housing stock and to affordable housing starting with buffalo, which right now has 23,000 vacant units. [applause] earlier today, assembly and right and i attended the funeral of former assemblyman and borough president and entrepreneur, media mogul civil-rights lawyer, and world war two fighter pilot percy sutton. he was a friend and mentor to me, but one who was held in high esteem all around this state and country. but nearly half a century ago, when no one else was talking about, he was a lone voice advocating for the power of economic opportunity as the key to
, prompt, and very detailed attention to this. we thank you, we god bless you and god bless america. >> ladies and gentlemen of the press, i'll see we will on a regular basis, the administration, we'll be operating you as we get more information, as things begin to get clear as to what's happening on the ground, exactly what's going on and u.n., if roads are getting cleared, how we're getting folks there as we put in personnel. so well be keeping you updated regularly. thank you all for being here. thank you. >> for the latest updates on the he the earthquake, log onto c- tomorrow, a discussion on jobs and the economy with karen finney and kevin madden. plus, how poorly equipped haiti is for natural disasters with mathieu eugene. "washington journal," live at 7:00 a.m. eastern, here on c- span. >> next week, your chance to talk to the authors of the best selling "game change," the presidential campaign and the impact of the book on washington politics and policy, live at 9:00 a.m. eastern on tuesday's washington journal." >> tomorrow, british prime minister gordon brown pl
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